[mythtv-users] Watch TV default tuner?

Rich West Rich.West at wesmo.com
Mon Nov 19 00:20:23 UTC 2007

Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 11/18/2007 03:49 PM, Rich West wrote: 
>> Did you mean that the input connections are broken
> Not really broken.  Just need reordering.
> [..snip..]
> which says to me that you want HDHomeRun inputs as 1 and 2 (best ones
> first), then DirectTV inputs as 3-5.  Since you want the least-preferred
> inputs used for LiveTV, enable the setting "Avoid conflicts between live
> TV and scheduled shows."  That way, recordings use the HDHomeRun (if the
> show's available on them) and LiveTV always starts on DirecTV.
> Also, generally, the preference numbers on inputs don't do what people
> think, so I'd recommend making it work without using them.

Ahhh.. The light suddenly clicked on.  So.. to summarize, mythtv gives 
higher preferential treatment to the card with the lower input ID.  Gotcha.

Thanks.  I'll give that a shot tonight. :)


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